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Despite his “rock star” attitude, Barack Obama was not able to sway the votes of the IOC for the Summer 2016 Olympics. In fact, Chicago lost on the very first round of voting.
Tokyo was eliminated in Round Two of the voting.
The vote is now between Madrid and Rio de Janeiro. I say we book RIO !!
Update: Obama met with Gen. Stanley McChrystal on Air Force One for about 25 minutes while the plane was on the tarmac in Copenhagen.
CNN Reacts to Chicago’s loss: